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József Antall did not give up his goal of leading Hungary back to what it was before communism

In the Parliament Building on Tuesday Prime Minister Viktor Orbán stated that the legacy of the late prime minister József Antall is that even in…

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They are attacking Hungary with absurd allegations

“They are attacking Hungary with absurd allegations”, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Parliamentary State Secretary, Levente Magyar stressed in an interview published on…

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Paris and Berlin can count on Budapest with respect to the disarmament of the Western Balkans

“France and Germany can continue to count on Hungary with respect to facilitating the success of the UN program against the proliferation of small arms…

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The Government is on the side of workers

In an interview with atv.hu in the Parliament Building on Tuesday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán stated that the law on voluntary changes to working hours…

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Prime Minister Viktor Orbán had talks with leader of Croats in Bosnia

On Monday afternoon in the Parliament Building Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, President of Fidesz, received Dragan Covic, leader of the Croatian Democratic Union of Bosnia…

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Roma and Hungarian cultures complement one another

The cultures of the Roma and Hungarian people have mutually influenced one another over the centuries, and the two peoples share a common passion for…

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The will of Brussels and the UN are the same: the legalisation of illegal immigration

“The threads have come together, and it is clear today that the will of Brussels and the UN is the same, because what is currently…

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The UN Global Compact on Refugees aims at helping those who cannot enter thanks to the Migration Compact

According to the Chief Security Advisor to the Prime Minister, the UN’s Global Compact on Refugees aims at helping those who cannot enter a given…

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EU Justice Ministers meet in Brussels

Minister of Justice László Trócsányi took part in a session of the Justice and Home Affairs Council in Brussels on 7 December 2018. Powered by…

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Another significant wage increase for healthcare service workers

“There will be another significant wage increase for people working in healthcare services”, Minister of Human Capacities Miklós Kásler said at a professional conference on…

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We attach strategic importance to relations between Fidesz and the CDU

On Monday Bertalan Havasi, the Deputy State Secretary heading the Press Office of the Prime Minister, informed the Hungarian news agency MTI that Prime Minister…

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The Fidesz-KDNP Government has always been the government of job creation

“The Fidesz-KDNP Government has always been the government of job creation, and this is why it is supporting the fact that workers must always be…

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Fresh blood is needed in the European Parliament

On the Kossuth Radio programme “Good Morning, Hungary”, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that fresh blood is needed in the European Parliament. Powered by WPeMatico

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All conditions given to achieve deficit target

In spite of an economic policy built on tax cuts, continuously increasing tax revenues are resulting in the stability of the state budget. Accordingly, the…

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The EP would like to make migration irreversible

According to the Chief Security Advisor to the Prime Minister, the European Parliament (EP) is currently “ignoring” several of its own regulations in a frantic…

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There is some favourable progress within the field of regulations that effect the Hungarian community in Ukraine

“There is some favourable progress within the field of regulations that effect the Hungarian community in Ukraine, and there is some progress in general bilateral…

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In Brussels, they want to ban the Hungarian Government’s campaign

“In Brussels, they want to ban the Hungarian Government’s campaign” the Cabinet Office of the Prime Minister’s Parliamentary State Secretary Csaba Dömötör said in a…

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Prime Minister Viktor Orbán offers his condolences at the US Embassy

Bertalan Havasi, the Deputy State Secretary heading the Press Office of the Prime Minister, informed Hungarian news agency MTI that on Thursday afternoon Prime Minister…

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EP re-tables migrant visa in defiance of its own rules

According to the Chief Security Advisor to the Prime Minister, the European Parliament “is re-tabling the proposal on the humanitarian visa – which did not…

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Government stands by researchers

The government believes it is important that, upon the transformation of the local research, development and innovation system, they ensure the smooth operation of the…

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The UN will be making the same mistake with the Global Compact for Migration as the EU did with the quotas

“The UN will be making the same mistake with its Global Compact for Migration than the European Union did with its mandatory resettlement quotas”, Minister…

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The achievements of the past eight years are an endorsement of the Government

According to the Cabinet Office of the Prime Minister’s State Secretary for International Communication and Relations, the economic and social achievements of the eight years…

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Hungary does not support separate budget for Eurozone

Creating a separate Eurozone budget is contrary to Hungary’s interests, Mihály Varga stressed at the extended meeting of Eurozone finance ministers where attendees discussed the…

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Viktor Orbán’s reply to Ronald S. Lauder: You are asking me to limit the freedom of the press

“The Government of Hungary pursues a policy of zero tolerance regarding anti-Semitism. The actions and decisions of my government leave no doubt as to the…

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The Transylvanian Economic Development programme serves the joint interests of Hungary and Romania

“It is the goal of both the Hungaria and Romanian governments to maintain the dynamics of improving relations between the two countries”, Minister of Foreign…

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Hungarian economy has grown at unprecedented rate

In consequence of the government’s economic policy focusing on tax reductions and pay rises, economic growth in the 3rd quarter of 2018 was higher than…

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Statement by the Government Communication Centre

The act on unfair market behaviour and the ban on competitive restrictions enables the Government to declare certain company mergers to be of national strategic…

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There was agreement with the President of Lombardy on our approach to migration issues

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó and President of the Italian region of Lombardy, Liga party politician Attilio Fontana, agreed on their approach…

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The New York Times editorial board is “so woke” about Hungary

“The editorial board of The New York Times, which is ‘hot and bothered’ about Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s ‘right-wing, nativist, nationalist politics’, is ‘so woke’…

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773 thousand people have already taken part in the National Consultation on the protection of families

“773 thousand people have already filled out the National Consultation questionnaire on the protection of families”, the Cabinet Office of the Prime Minister’s Parliamentary State…

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Hungary is increasing its involvement in Afghanistan and Kosovo

“Hungary has confirmed its previous promise to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, according to which it will be offering the majority of the capacity that…

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Minister of State at Prime Minister’s Office handed over donations to Egypt’s Coptic Christians in their native land

Azbej Tristan, Minister of State at the Prime Minister’s Office, travelled to Egypt for a three-day visit between 1 and 4 December in order to…

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The European Commission should spend EU resources on the European people, not immigrants!

“Hungary is ensuring that EU resources are well-spent: the full budget of some 9000 billion forints (EUR 27.8bn) available for the current programming period has…

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Hungarian economy achieves never-before-seen growth

As a result of the Government’s economic policy, which places tax cuts and wage increases at the forefront, economic growth in the 3rd quarter of…

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International Investment Bank to transfer its headquarters to Budapest

“The headquarters of the International Investment Bank is moving to the Hungarian capital”, Minister of Finance Mihály Varga announced, reporting on the unanimous decision brought…

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Hungary is monitoring Ukraine’s minority-affecting politics

“Hungary is standing up in support of Ukraine’s territorial unity and independence, but is monitoring Ukraine’s minority-affecting politics”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter…

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Bosch to realise 14-billion-forint investment in Miskolc

“German-owned Robert Bosch Power Tool Ltd. is establishing a European competence centre and will be expanding its tool assembly capacity in Miskolc; the investment will…

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The momentum of Hungarian-Croatian trade flow must be maintained

“Both countries clearly profit from Hungarian-Croatian economic cooperation, but there are areas in which more rapid progress could be made”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and…

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I know of no economic issue more valuable than 800 years of friendship

In Zagreb on Monday, following a meeting with Prime Minister of Croatia Andrej Plenković during an official visit, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that “I…

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Viktor Orbán: the Hungarian nation will always be grateful to President Bush

On Monday Bertalan Havasi, head of the Prime Minister’s Press Office, informed Hungarian news agency MTI that Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has sent a letter…

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Danish company Vestfrost to expand its production capacity in Csongrád

“Danish company Vestfrost will be expanding its existing refrigerator production and storage capacities in the city of Csongrád with an investment of 4.4 billion forints…

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Péter Szijjártó holds talks with head of US State Department’s Energy Bureau

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó received Secretary of State Francis R. Fannon, head of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Energy…

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The EU is managing migration

“The EU is managing migration, not stopping it”, the Cabinet Office of the Prime Minister’s Minister of State for International Communications and Relations Zoltán Kovács…

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The Visegrád Group is the future of Europe

In an interview aired on Czech commercial television station Barrandov on Friday evening, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán declared that “the Visegrád Group is the future…

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Viktor Orbán to hold talks in Croatia on Monday

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will be travelling to Zagreb for a one-day working visit on Monday at the invitation of Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković,…

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Hungarian-Czech economic cooperation has moved up a level

“Hungarian-Czech economic cooperation has moved up a level recently”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Friday in Prague. Powered by WPeMatico

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Hungarian-Czech bilateral relations have entered a new dimension

At a press conference in Prague, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has said that the UN’s global migration compact is misconceived and encourages illegal migration. Powered…

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Wizz Air’s new training centre inaugurated in Budapest

Discount airline Wizz Air’s new training centre, where three hundred pilots and flight attendants will be able to receive training every day, was officially opened…

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The V4 is supporting Tunisia in developing its border protection

“The countries of the Visegrád group (V4) are drawing up a programme relating to supporting Tunisia in the development of border protection”, Minister of Foreign…

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Anti-Semitism is on the rise in West in consequence of migration

All religious denominations, including members of the Jewish community, can exercise their faith in safety in Hungary, unlike in a number of Western European countries…

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EU wants to force through humanitarian visa by curtailing Member States’ independence

The European Union wants to force through the humanitarian visa by curtailing the independence of Member States, the Parliamentary and Strategic State Secretary of the…

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Government supports Action and Protection League

The Hungarian government has announced a policy of zero tolerance regarding anti-Semitism. Powered by WPeMatico

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Continuation of legal cooperation with London is very important in case of any form of Brexit

Smooth legal cooperation between Britain and Hungary is very important, regardless of the direction the process of the cessation of Britain’s EU membership (Brexit) will…

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Defence legislative package for Hungary’s security

After the consultations with parliamentary parties regarding the proposed defence legislative package scheduled for Thursday, the Defence Minister found it objectionable that the opposition parties…

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Hungary has an interest in a strong Europe

“A strong Hungary requires a strong Europe”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Thursday. Powered by WPeMatico

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Competitiveness proposals to be put before the Cabinet

“Today, the National Competitiveness Council (NCC) approved the main recommendations for the improvement of competitiveness, which it will be putting before the Cabinet”, Minister of…

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Government Spokesperson rejects Handelsblatt’s claims that the Government’s attacks against Soros are anti-Semitic

On Saturday, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács rejected claims by German paper Handelsblatt that the Hungarian Government’s attacks against George Soros are anti-Semitic; according the Spokesperson’s…

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EP’s pro-immigration majority proved repeatedly that they only care about migrants

The European Parliament’s pro-immigration majority proved repeatedly that they only care about migrants. They attack everyone who protects their borders, the Minister of State for…

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Central European region will continue to remain engine of European growth

The Central European region will continue to remain the engine of European growth, and this gives us self-confidence in the debate on the future of…

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Complicated negotiations on the EU budget in prospect

Arriving at the summit of the Friends of Cohesion group in Bratislava/Pozsony, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that there will be complicated negotiations on the…

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Investments have grown by more than twenty per cent

It is partly thanks to the measures recently implemented with a view to boosting investments, such as the single-digit corporation tax, the reduced burdens of…

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South Korean Hanon Systems to bring investments worth HUF 36.7 billion to Hungary

The South Korean-owned automotive components supplier Hanon Systems Hungary Kft. will bring new investments totalling HUF 36.7 billion to Székesfehérvár, Pécs and Rétság, Minister of…

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New vote on migrant visas in EP is unacceptable

The Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office finds it unacceptable that the European Parliament will repeatedly vote on the migrant (humanitarian) visa. In light of…

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Hungary will not be conforming to a single point of the Global Compact for Migration

“Hungary will not be conforming to a single point of the Global Compact for Migration”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said at…

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The Hungary Helps Programme is funding the hospital treatment of victims of the war in Syria

The Government of Hungary is supporting the Open Hospitals Syrian humanitarian initiative because it agrees that communities and families in need should be assisted in…

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We are providing a suitable response to the political attacks against Hungary

“We are providing a suitable response to the political attacks against Hungary”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said. Powered by WPeMatico

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Hungary regards Afghanistan as a strategic ally in the fight against terrorism and extremism

“Hungary regards Afghanistan as a strategic ally in the fight against terrorism and extremism”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared in Geneva…

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Hungary rejects the encouragement of migration

“Hungary supports political activities that are aimed at stopping migration, and rejects those that encourage illegal immigration”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó…

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Number of people in employment exceeds 4.5 million

“The number of people in employment in Hungary has exceeded four and a half million for the first time, which indicates that more and more…

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The EU wants to legalise illegal migration at the earliest opportunity

According to the Chief Security Advisor to the Prime Minister, the European Union is doing everything possible to legalise illegal immigration before next year’s European…

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Hungary supports Ukraine’s territorial integrity

“Hungary fully supports Ukraine’s territorial integrity and sovereignty; this has always been part of Hungarian foreign policy and will remain so in future”, Minister of…

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11th Budapest Human Rights Forum opens

The 11th Budapest Human Rights Forum opened at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade on Tuesday. This year, the main topics of the two-day…

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Levente Magyar holds talks on the realisation of Hungarian and Ukrainian projects in Kiev

“Despite the differences of opinion that have developed in political dialogue and concerning the rights of the Hungarian minority in Transcarpathia, at our meeting today…

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Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to pay a visit to Bratislava on Thursday, to Prague on Friday

On Friday Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will pay an official visit to Prague at the invitation of his Czech counterpart Andrej Babis. Powered by WPeMatico

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European values are damaged when cloaked political proceedings are conducted against Hungary

“When cloaked political proceedings are conducted against Hungary because of its differing opinion with relation to immigration, the European values professed by the European Union…

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Hungary needs a strong Europe

“If there is a country that needs a strong Europe, it is definitely Hungary”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Monday…

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Hungarian-Croatian disputes have no impact on minority affairs

The Prime Minister’s press chief has informed the Hungarian news agency MTI that in the Parliament Building on Monday Prime Minister Viktor Orbán received Róbert…

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The V4 speaks in its own voice, which strengthens Europe

“The countries of the Visegrád Group (V4) speak in their own voice, amongst others on the topic of migration, and this voice doesn’t divide Europe,…

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Economic cooperation between North Rhine-Westphalia and Hungary is extremely important

“Economic and trade cooperation between North Rhine-Westphalia and Hungary fundamentally determines the further growth trajectory of the Hungarian economy”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade…

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Deportation to Gulags affected every twelfth Hungarian

At the end of World War II, deportation to the Gulags affected every twelfth Hungarian, said Bence Rétvári at the central commemoration held on the…

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Ever more information confirms organised nature of illegal immigration

Ever more information confirms the organised nature and background financing of illegal immigration, the Chief Security Advisor to the Prime Minister said on the Sunday…

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This is a sad Sunday

After a special EU summit convened to sign the documents related to the termination of Britain’s EU membership, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán stated that the…

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The decline in Europe’s population should not be solved through migration

“The decline in Europe’s population should not be solved through migration, but through family policy”, the Ministry of Human Capacities’ Minister of State for Family…

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The CEU has an interest in generating hysteria

“The Government has concluded agreements with several universities from outside Europe on their operations in Hungary; the generation of hysteria is only occurring with relation…

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Agriculture will be contributing to GDP growth again this year

“Agriculture is expected to significantly contribute to the growth of the whole domestic economy again this year”, the Minister of State for Agriculture said in…

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Estonian Embassy in Budapest officially reopened

The Estonian Embassy in Budapest was officially reopened on Friday in the capital’s 2nd District. Powered by WPeMatico

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All possible action must be taken against the migrant visa plan

“The Government is asking Fidesz-KDNP MEPs to take all possible action against the European adoption of migrant visas”, Csaba Dömötör said on Kossuth Radio on…

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Zoltán Kovács appointed Minister of State for International Communications, István Hollik to be new Government Spokesperson

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has asked Zoltán Kovács to be the Cabinet Office of the Prime Minister’s Minister of State for International Communications. Powered by…

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Hungarian-Danish relations must be determined by mutual respect

“Hungarian-Danish relations must always be determined by mutual respect”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said on Friday in Copenhagen. Powered by WPeMatico

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The Soros university just wants a political commotion

According to Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó, the Soros university isn’t searching for a solution, it just wants a political commotion. Powered…

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Closer Hungarian-Danish cooperation expected with relation to migration and European politics

“Closer cooperation can be expected between Hungary and Denmark with relation to politics concerning migration and the future of Europe”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and…

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Pro-immigration forces look upon European institutions as transport agencies

The issues of the migrant bank card and the migrant visa demonstrate that, instead of defending the continent, pro-immigration forces look upon European institutions as…

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Successful Hungarian-Slovakian cooperation

“In recent years, Hungary and Slovakia have achieved a host of results within the field of bilateral relations”, Parliamentary State Secretary of the Ministry of…

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Péter Szijjártó receives Ghana’s Minister of Business Development

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó received Ghanaian Minister for Business Development Ibrahim Mohammed Awal in his office on Thursday evening. Powered by…

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The Central and Eastern European region has an interest in an EU that supports the preservation of national identities

“In the debate on the future of the EU, Hungary and Estonia are taking a stand in favour of a strong and competitive European Union…

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The goal of the UN Global Compact for Migration is to legalise illegal immigration

“The goal of the UN Global Compact for Migration is to legalise illegal immigration, which is totally unacceptable and violates the sovereignty of member states,…

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Succession training centre of Hungarian Football Academy has been inaugurated

On Thursday Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and club owner George F. Hemingway inaugurated the new succession training centre of Hungarian football team Budapest Honvéd’s Hungarian…

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Péter Szijjártó receives Kazakh Minister of National Economy Timur Suleimenov

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó received Minister of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan Timur Suleimenov in his office on Thursday,…

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Hungarian-Russian relations are developing again

“Hungarian-Russian relations have broken out of the recession caused by the international sanctions against Russia”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared on…

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The EU is rejecting the Italian Government’s budget for political reasons

“The European Union is making a political judgment on the Roman government’s budget”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács declared in an interview published in Italian daily…

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Government Spokesperson points to EU documents criticising Macedonia

In a Twitter message on Wednesday, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács reminded EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn that in a report on Macedonia issued in spring 2018,…

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What does the CEU have to do with academic freedom?

“What does the CEU have to do with academic freedom?”, Hungarian Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács asked in a letter to the editor of Canadian daily…

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The Asylum Office committed no error

“The Office of Immigration and Asylum committed no error during its report at Tuesday’s session of Parliament’s National Security Committee”, Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér…

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The Soros university is continuing to generate hysteria

“The Soros university is continuing to generate hysteria, because it has an interest in doing so”, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said in…

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New packaging material production plant to be established in Rétság with an investment of 23 billion forints

“Indian-owned Flex Films will be establishing a flexible packaging materials production plant in Rétság; the value of the investment is 23 billion forints (EUR 71.5…

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OECD, too, has upgraded growth projection for Hungarian economy

The OECD has upgraded its 2018 growth projection for Hungary from the earlier 4.4 per cent to 4.6 per cent, but also for next year…

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A growth rate between 4.3-4.5 per cent is expected for this year, and a growth rate above 4 per cent for next year

According to Finance Minister Mihály Varga, the Hungarian gross domestic product will increase by 4.3 to 4.5 per cent this year, and based on the…

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The goal is a strong and successful Europe

“Everyone wants a strong and successful Europe, but has differing views on how this can be achieved”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó…

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It is important to maintain relations with political players who understand the Hungarian position

In the present political atmosphere in Europe, it is very important to maintain relations with political players who are open and receptive to the Hungarian…

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EU Defence Ministers stressed importance of NATO and EU cooperation

On 19-20 November the EU Foreign Affairs Council had a ministerial-level meeting in Brussels. At the two-day event Hungary was represented by Defence Minister Dr…

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In Washington, Hungary is regarded as a dependable ally that is offering a partnership

“In Washington, Hungary is regarded as a dependable ally that is offering a partnership”, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Parliamentary State Secretary and…

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The former Macedonian Prime Minister crossed the border in full accordance with regulations

“Former Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski had to cross three borders to get to Hungary, and in all three cases he did so in full…

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Statement by the Ministry of Interior

With relation to the statements attributed to opposition MPs following the session of Parliament’s National Security Committee on 20 November 2018, the Ministry of Interior…

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Europe must be capable of protecting its external borders

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó agrees with his Slovenian counterpart Miro Cerar that the protection of Europe’s external borders must be given…

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Minister of Innovation and Technology holds talks with leaders of German universities

Minister for Innovation and Technology László Palkovics held talks on cooperation opportunities with the Minister of Transport of Baden-Württemberg and the leaders of the German…

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Budapest mayor’s role in Budapest developments to increase

The Council for Metropolitan Public Developments formed on Saturday increases the role of the Mayor of Budapest and the metropolitan municipality in decisions related to…

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New research & development centre to be constructed in Érd with an investment of 12.5 billion forints

“Austrian-owned vehicle research company AVL Hungary Limited will be constructing a research & development centre in Érd; the value of the investment is 12.5 billion…

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Hungary is performing outstandingly well

“The application of European Union funding is outstanding in Hungary, even in V4 comparison: the Government has already distributed over 60 percent of the budget…

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We must raise Hungarian-Brazilian relations to a new level

On Monday afternoon, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán conducted talks with Brazil’s elected president Jair Bolsonaro by telephone, Bertalan Havasi, the Deputy State Secretary heading the…

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According to the current position, there is a realistic chance that Hungary’s targets will be realised

“According to the current position, there is a realistic chance that Hungary’s targets will be realised in the United Kingdom’s European Union exit process”, Minister…

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